The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 62 43
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.16% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.60% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
LINQ
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
206 168 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.43% 26.09% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 116 69
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -45.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire